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Copyright BSRIA Limited and its licensors - All Rights Reserved Effects of unequal borehole spacing on the required borehole length https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/effects-of-unequal-borehole-spacing-on-the-required-borehole-length/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/effects-of-unequal-borehole-spacing-on-the-required-borehole-length/ Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT The aim of this paper is to show how the number and positioning of boreholes for a given land surface area can affect the fluid and ground temperature variations and the req Development and validation of proposed ventilation equations for improved exothermic process control https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/development-and-validation-of-proposed-ventilation-equations-for-improvedexothermic-process-control/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/development-and-validation-of-proposed-ventilation-equations-for-improvedexothermic-process-control/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT This paper presents a review of the physical properties, heat transfer and meteorological theories governing buoyant air flow created by exothermic processes Primary chilled water system control optimization integrated with secondary system linearization -- Part II: field investigation https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/primary-chilled-water-system-control-optimization-integrated-with-secondary-system-linearization-part-ii-field-investigation/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/primary-chilled-water-system-control-optimization-integrated-with-secondary-system-linearization-part-ii-field-investigation/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT The first part of this paper presents the theoretical model and simulation results for primary chilled water system and secondary system nonlinear characteristics. Compact phase change based thermal stores: experimental apparatus, methodology, and results https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/compact-phase-change-based-thermal-stores-experimental-apparatusmethodology-and-results-/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/compact-phase-change-based-thermal-stores-experimental-apparatusmethodology-and-results-/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT This paper presents a study related to the development of a simple, compact thermal storage unit suitable for use in small to medium commercial applications that use chillers Performance of R410A and R22 alternative lower GWP refrigerants in a small (~5 RT) water chiller https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/performance-of-r410a-and-r22-alternative-lower-gwp-refrigerants-in-a-small-5-rt-water-chiller/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/performance-of-r410a-and-r22-alternative-lower-gwp-refrigerants-in-a-small-5-rt-water-chiller/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT This paper summarizes the results of tests run on a small (~4.5 RT) air-cooled water chiller in which lower GWP refrigerants were "dropped in". Daylighting and thermal assessment of combined dynamic shading systems on energy consumption in educational buildings https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/daylighting-and-thermal-assessment-of-combined-dynamic-shading-systems-on-energy-consumption-in-educational-buildings/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/daylighting-and-thermal-assessment-of-combined-dynamic-shading-systems-on-energy-consumption-in-educational-buildings/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT Presents a methodology for energy consumption assessment of educational buildings using a mix of combined dynamic window shading, natural lighting and electric lighting Comparative analysis of thermal comfort in a hydronic radiant ceiling and wall panel system for heating in South Korea https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/comparative-analysis-of-thermal-comfort-in-a-hydronic-radiant-ceiling-and-wall-panel-system-for-heating-in-south-korea/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/comparative-analysis-of-thermal-comfort-in-a-hydronic-radiant-ceiling-and-wall-panel-system-for-heating-in-south-korea/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT The thermal comfort of a hydronic radiant ceiling and wall panel system was evaluated. A pilot test was conducted in a room surrounded by prefabricated ceiling and wall panels Experiences on radiant cooling technology in Latin America country – Mexico https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/experiences-on-radiant-cooling-technology-in-latin-america-country-mexico/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/experiences-on-radiant-cooling-technology-in-latin-america-country-mexico/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT The aim of this paper is to describe our experiences on radiant cooling technology applied to Mexico. Primary chilled water system control optimization integrated with secondary system linearization -- part I: theoretical analysis and simulation https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/primary-chilled-water-system-control-optimization-integrated-with-secondarysystem-linearization-part-i-theoretical-analysis-and-simulation-/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/primary-chilled-water-system-control-optimization-integrated-with-secondarysystem-linearization-part-i-theoretical-analysis-and-simulation-/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT This paper presents the theoretical model and simulation on traditional control methods of a water chiller system and an innovative integrated control linearization approach. Typical hot water draw patterns based on field data https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/typical-hot-water-draw-patterns-based-on-field-data/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/typical-hot-water-draw-patterns-based-on-field-data/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT This paper aims to increase understanding of water draw patterns in domestic housing and help improve testing procedures, sizing, standards and guidelines Dangers of counterfeit refrigerants https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/dangers-of-counterfeit-refrigerants/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/dangers-of-counterfeit-refrigerants/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT This paper describes various failure investigations, the composition of counterfeit refrigerants and the steps to follow to detect counterfeit and contaminated refrigerants Evaluating the performance of a condensing roof top unit (RTU) in a small office application https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/evaluating-the-performance-of-a-condensing-roof-top-unit-rtu-in-a-small-office-application/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/evaluating-the-performance-of-a-condensing-roof-top-unit-rtu-in-a-small-office-application/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT This conference paper describes the installation of an experimental roof top condensing unit, the monitoring equipment, some of the technical difficulties encountered Field monitoring of rooftop Unit (RTU) heating runtimes and gas usage for selected commercial buildings https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/field-monitoring-of-rooftop-unit-rtu-heating-runtimes-and-gas-usage-for-selected-commercial-buildings-/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/field-monitoring-of-rooftop-unit-rtu-heating-runtimes-and-gas-usage-for-selected-commercial-buildings-/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT Over the last few years, smaller heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) manufacturers have started to apply condensing combustion technology into packaged gas heati Field & laboratory evaluation of advanced load monitoring boiler controllers https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/field-laboratory-evaluation-of-advanced-load-monitoring-boiler-controllers/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/field-laboratory-evaluation-of-advanced-load-monitoring-boiler-controllers/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT Technical evaluation of techniques for retrofitting advanced load monitoring boiler controllers Principals of condensing boiler system design https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/principals-of-condensing-boiler-system-design/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/principals-of-condensing-boiler-system-design/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT This paper provides basic principles for designing a heating system utilizing condensing boilers. Ozonation air purification technology in HVAC applications https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/ozonation-air-purification-technology-in-hvac-applications/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/ozonation-air-purification-technology-in-hvac-applications/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT The conventional approach to improve indoor air quality is to ventilate a building with outdoor air. Ozonation air cleaners are suggested as an alternative method. ASHRAE 145.2 efficiency and capacity test results for five gas-phase air cleaners https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/ashrae-1452-efficiency-and-capacity-test-results-for-five-gas-phase-air-cleaners/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/ashrae-1452-efficiency-and-capacity-test-results-for-five-gas-phase-air-cleaners/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT A review of ASHRAE's new laboratory test standard 145.2, giving the HVAC market its first gas-phase test standard for air cleaning devices. Testing and Evaluation of Filter Media Performance: Correlation between High and Low Challenge Concentration Tests for Toluene and formaldehyde (ASHRAE 1557) https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/testing-and-evaluation-of-filter-media-performance-correlation-between-high-and-low-challenge-concentration-tests-for-toluene-and-formaldehyde-ashrae-1557/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/testing-and-evaluation-of-filter-media-performance-correlation-between-high-and-low-challenge-concentration-tests-for-toluene-and-formaldehyde-ashrae-1557/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT Experiments were carried out at both high concentrations (100 ppm [380 mg/m3] for toluene and 1 ppm [1.2 mg/m3] for formaldehyde) and low concentrations (0.05 ppm for toluene Energy Saving Strategy of Large-Scale University Facilities https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/energy-saving-strategy-of-large-scale-university-facilities/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/energy-saving-strategy-of-large-scale-university-facilities/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT A case study of energy consumption at a university facility Evaluation on the Occupants’ Thermal Comfort with Thermally Activated Building System in Campus Building of South Korea through questionnaires and Field Measurements https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/evaluation-on-the-occupants-thermal-comfort-with-thermally-activated-building-system-in-campus-building-of-south-korea-through-questionnaires-and-fieldmeasurements/ https://www.bsria.co.uk/information-membership/information-centre/library/item/evaluation-on-the-occupants-thermal-comfort-with-thermally-activated-building-system-in-campus-building-of-south-korea-through-questionnaires-and-fieldmeasurements/ Sat, 18 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT A paper about 'Thermally Activated Building Systems' (TABS), which are embedded water based heating and cooling systems in buildings for energy efficiency